Every year in January the balloon week takes place in Gosau at Dachstein, where countless balloons decorate both the ground and the air. (photo: RudiKainPhotografie)

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World heritage tour through Hallstatt

Do a journey through 7 000 years of Hallstatt time. Join a tour about 1.5 hours through the town and learn about the history of the World Heritage village.

Guided tours through the World Heritage

Let yourself be enchanted by one of the most unique places, not only the Salzkammergut but the whole world, and dive into the historical landscape together with our tour guides.

Our guest guides will take you on a 1.5-hour guided tour to the most beautiful parts of Hallstattwith a view of Lake Hallstatt. You will learn everything about the historic town centre with its market square and the Protestant church.

Experience the special history of the World Heritage site up close, with interesting and exciting stories you will be accompanied through the village by the tour guides.


Dates & prices

Every Monday and Saturday - from February to October

Meeting point:  04:30 p.m. at the tourist office of Hallstatt

Prices: for guests of the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut, the tour is for free. Please take your guest cards or Salzkammergut Cards with you.

For our guests from other region, the tour is € 8.00 for an adult. Children until 15 years are free. Please keep in mind, that the tour includes a visit of the bone house in Hallstatt. If you want to go in there, you have to pay an entrance of € 1.50 per adult and € 0.50 per child.

The following photo gallery can be navigated with the arrow keys (left, right).

World Heritage tour for groups

Also groups can book this experience (max. 40 people). Please register at the tourist office in Hallstatt (+43 5 950 95 30) or at the tour guide Cristiana Campanile (+43 664 20 65 083).


Find more information about the tours on the Austria Guides Website.


Audio Guide Tour through Hallstatt

To the audio guide tour

Contact & Service

Tourist information Hallstatt
Seestraße 99
4830 Hallstatt

+43 5 95095-30
+43 5 95095-74


Don’t hesitate to contact the team of local guides at the tourist board Hallstatt - Michelle Knoll, Laura Rainer, Lukas Puntigamand Marah Wächter  – for any questions about Hallstatt and the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut.

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Sights in Hallstatt

Protestant Church Hallstatt

Protestant Church in Hallstatt

The Teachings of Martin Luther became popular, especially among miners, in the 16th century in the Salzkammergut. There was so much resistance and upheaval in the Salzkammergut during this period of religious Reformation. 1n 1601, all bridges were...

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Ceramic in the city center of Hallstatt

Traditional ceramic shop

Welcome to Hallstatt Keramik! We are a family establishment. We produce use ceramic and additional art and decorative ceramics. If you want, we can also manufacure your individual piece. We are looking foward to welcome you.

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Calvary Church Hallstatt

Church on the Kalvarienberg in Hallstatt

The small and romantic church on the mountain About 24000 larch timbers were needed to repair the church on the Kalvarienberg which was in danger of collapse. The arched roof was restored a few years ago and resembles the original. The church dates...

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Catholic Parish Church Hallstatt

Catholic church in Hallstatt

The Catholic "Pfarrkirche" church in Hallstatt is a beautiful "gem" in the heart of our World Cultural Heritage region. It is thought that this romantic little church dates back to about 1181.The impressive tower, which still stands today, originates...

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Market Square in the city center of Hallstatt

Hallstatt market square

Welcome to the historical market square in the world heritage town Hallstatt!  Shopping, culinary and more In the historic market square are restaurantes, cafès souvenir shops, and a bar.Stay in the market square and enjoy the unique Hallstatt-Flair...

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World Heritage Museum in the city center of Hallstatt

Hallstatt Museum

Take a journey into the past: through the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Hallstatt Period, the La Tène Period, and the Roman Era - up to the modern era. In the Hallstatt Highlands is the famous burial ground which gave the name "Hallstattkultur" to...

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Salt Mountain cable car in Hallstatt

Hallstatt Salt Mine Railway

Discover 7000 years of cultural history in the Salzkammergut The Hallstatt upland valley offers breathtaking views of the mountains and lakes and gives insights into the history of Hallstatt. The manifold findings at the burial ground are...

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Funny slides

Hallstatt Salt Mine

Hallstatt Salzwelten: Welcome to the oldest Salt Mine in the world! Risk a "World Heritage View" from the Skywalk Travel 7000 years in time!Enjoy a cinema experience 400 meters below!Join a pre-historic exhibition!Visitor Center & Salzwelten-Shop at...

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